Archives For Hip Hop

Beastie Boys credit guitarist for coming up with the band’s name
beastie boys; John N Berry IV; John N Berry

Beastie Boys ‘Polly Wog Stew’ album.

Beloved rapper and influential hip-hop figure Clarence Reid (aka Blowfly) passed away following a bout with terminal liver cancer. But your can remember him and his various stylings.  Enjoy the following playlist.

Beloved rapper and influential hip-hop figure passes away following bout with terminal liver cancer

1. Meghan Trainor

2. Adele

3. Taylor Swift

4. Janet Jackson

5. Selena Gomez

6. Ed Sheeran

7. Blake Shelton

8. Maroon 5

9. Thomas Rhett

10. OneRepublic


1. Meghan Trainor – Like I’m Gonna Lose You ft. John Legend

2. Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – I Know What You Did Last Summer

3. Taylor Swift – Wildest Dreams


4. Selena Gomez – Good For You

5. Sam Smith – Lay Me Down

6. Iggy Azalea – Black Widow ft. Rita Ora

7. Rather Be – Clean Bandit – George Twins Cover

8. The Fault In Our Stars – Charli XCX – Boom Clap

9. Sia – Chandelier

10. Capital Cities – Safe And Sound

1. Selena Gomez – Same Old Love

2. Halsey – New Americana

3. Justin Bieber – Love Yourself (PURPOSE : The Movement)

4. One Direction – History

5. Melanie Martinez – Pity Party

6. The Neighbourhood – Cry Baby

7. Elle King – Ex’s & Oh’s

8. The Chainsmokers – Roses

9. Fetty Wap – Again

10. Halsey – Drive


1. Native Hip Hop Artists Abroad! Frank Waln and Nataanii Means in Paris

Native hip hop artists Frank Waln and Nataanii Means in Paris – Also with dancers Lumhe Sampson and Samsoche Sampson and filmmakers Sydney Freeland and Steven Paul Judd

2. Native Recipes

3. How to Steal a Nation—Twice

4. Rare, Traditional Arts Making a Comeback at Tribal Colleges

Sherri LaChapelle Basket Strips College of Menominee Nation
Courtesy College of Menominee Nation
Sherri LaChapelle, an instructor in the Black Ash Basket Making Workshop at the College of Menominee Nation, demonstrates the hard work involved in creating strips for baskets.

5. Video: Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Role in Defeat of Keystone XL

Sue Ogrocki/AP
The Keystone XL pipeline, known as the Black Snake among indigenous and grassroots activists, is no more.

6. End-Run on Native Rights—Will It Work?

Jesse Short Bull
Tuned in: During a KILI radio program on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Beverly Pipe On Head and Cornell Conroy used Lakota and English to call on fellow tribal members to participate in the 2014 election.

7. Turning Over a Few New Leaves: Salads By Season—Focus on Northern Plains

Wild Rice Pumpkin Parsnip Toss
Photo by RoseMary Diaz
There are so many possibilities for fall ingredients. This wild rice, pumpkin and parsnip toss is just one option.

8. 30 Years of NIGA: Tribal Gaming’s Unique History and Purpose

Sharon House has practiced law since 1983 specializing in Indian law.
Courtesy NIGA
Sharon House (Oneida Nation of Wisconsin) has practiced law since 1983 specializing in Indian law.

9. Meditation & Healing Music

10. Tibetan Healing Sounds


1. Adele – Hello

2. Drake – Hotline Bling

3. Justin Bieber – Sorry

4. The Weeknd – The Hills

5. Shawn Mendes – Stitches

6. Justin Bieber – What Do You Mean

7. Fetty Wap Featuring Remy Boyz – 679

8. Taylor Swift – Wildest Dreams

9. Meghan Trainor Featuring John Legend – Like I’m Gonna Lose You

10. Elle King – Ex’s and Oh’s